Home visits are available to eligible expecting and new parents who need more support. They're provided by public health nurses and family home visitors.
We offer two programs:
Learn about the benefits and eligibility for each program.
Parenting can be both rewarding and challenging at times. You may need help adjusting to life with a new baby, or have questions about parenting your young child.
Ontario's Healthy Babies Healthy Children program provides home visits by public health nurses and family home visitors to expectant mothers and new parents who need more support and can benefit from the program.
Home visits help you learn about:
Home visits are available to pregnant women and families with children from birth until kindergarten.
About Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Healthy Babies Healthy Children is a free and voluntary provincial program provided by public health nurses and family home visitors.
To learn more about Healthy Babies Healthy Children and other early childhood services, visit the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence-based home visiting program for young first-time mothers. The home visits are provided by trained public health nurses and occur throughout pregnancy and until the child's second birthday.
The program can help parents:
You may be able to enrol in the program if you're: